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Posted on January 10th, 2017 in 2016-17 College Football Playoff National Championship, Student Work by jackcarn

Before Clemson’s Deshaun Watson stuck one final imaginary arrow in his bow, the signature celebration in a remarkable college career that ended with the last-second victory over Alabama, I looked up at the scoreboard and then looked around at the record 74,512 fans in attendance at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. “I did it,” I …

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Posted on January 10th, 2017 in 2016-17 College Football Playoff National Championship, Student Work by jackcarn

By Tyler Fenwick | @Ty_Fenwick Sports Capital Journalism Program TAMPA, Fla. — And they say sequels aren’t as good. The 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship Presented by AT&T will be remembered as the game Deshaun Watson and the Clemson Tigers got back at the Alabama Crimson Tide for beating them in the same game …

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Posted on January 8th, 2017 in 2016-17 College Football Playoff National Championship, Student Work by jackcarn

By Michael Whitlow | @couldbelikemike Sports Capital Journalism Program TAMPA, Fla. — Controversy dominated the discussion prior to the third edition of the College Football Playoff. Despite not winning a conference championship – or even qualifying for the Big Ten championship game — Ohio State was one of the four representatives selected to play for …

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Posted on January 8th, 2017 in 2016-17 College Football Playoff National Championship, Student Work by jackcarn

By Tyler Fenwick & Michael Whitlow | @Ty_Fenwick & @couldbelikemike TAMPA, Fla. – When the Alabama Crimson Tide and Clemson Tigers meet Monday night in the College Football Playoff National Championship Presented by AT&T, the teams will create a rare matchup in the history of college football. For the second consecutive season, the two top-ranked …

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Posted on January 8th, 2017 in 2016-17 College Football Playoff National Championship, Student Work by jackcarn

By Michael Whitlow | @couldbelikemike Sports Capital Journalism Program TAMPA, Fla. — Last year’s meeting between Alabama and Clemson in the College Football Playoff National Championship Game Presented by AT&T was seen through different lenses by Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts and new offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian.

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